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16 min ago | Babalu Blog

How Obama could easily help Cuba's 'self-employed'

If Fidel's three little pigs were really interested in the well being and future of the Cuban people, they would have come up with this idea themselves a long time ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, Conservative Political News

16 min ago | Pravda

Russia to give Cuba $1m to restore damage from Hurricane Sandy

Officials with the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia would give Cuba a million dollars for the restoration of damaged housing in the province of Santiago de Cuba.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, World News

3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Socialist Cuba Exports Health Care, Gains Important Recognition

In Cuba recently press conferences and new reports celebrated the ten-year anniversary of Operation Miracle, known also as "Mision Miracle," which occurred on July 8. This internationalized project aimed at restoring vision on a massive scale took shape within the context of ALBA, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Nursing

7 hrs ago | Narooma News

Have a Narooma News will travel: Photos

A mega gallery of photos from readers of the Narooma News around the world on every continent holding up their favourite newspaper!!! DUBAI: Daralynne Procter, with a specially selected copy of the 'Narooma News', on the observation deck of the worlds tallest building, the Burj Dubai.

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Related Topix: Middle East Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Canada, North America, World News, Central America, Ecuador, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Russia reopening base in Cuba? Whoopty friggin' doo

Russia has quietly reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen a Soviet-era spy base on America's doorstep, amid souring relations between Moscow and Washington.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Trinidad (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Official: No survivors of Air Algerie crash

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: New measures by Cuban Customs Service coming in September

On September 1, 2014 the Customs Service of the Republic of Cuba will begin enforcing new regulations intended to combat illegal trafficking of merchandise by relatives, friends and "mules"* through airports and port facilities.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba, AL, TV, Electronics, US News, Conservative Political News

Hispanically Speaking

Chinese President Returns Home After Trip to Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba on Wednesday accompanied by his Cuban counterpart and host, Raul Castro, on the last day of his official visit to the communist island.

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Related Topix: World News, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro

Cigar Aficionado

Cuba's Stars

Cuba has made many great cigars since I first wrote about the island's "star cigars" in 1992.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, Smoking, Medicine, Health,

Bangkok Post

European court condemns Poland for...

Europe's top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful imprisonment and torture of Guantanamo-bound detainees.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Guantanamo Bay

Washington Examiner

As President Obama dithers, Russia returns to the Americas

During a visit to Cuba two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly reached an agreement to reopen the huge Russian spy base in Lourdes, on the west side of the island nation.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Global Voices Online

Cuba's Customs Clamps Down in "Illegal Imports"

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

The Jersey Journal

Illuminating Havana

As a member of a small group of architects sanctioned as cultural ambassadors by the U.S. State Department, Bernardsville resident Philip Kennedy-Grant, FAIA, recently traveled to Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Bernardsville, NJ

Star-Telegram.com

Chinese leader signs accords, wraps up Cuba visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his visit to Cuba after signing dozens of agreements for such things as investment by Chinese firms on the island.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, World News, Fidel Castro

Beacon

Leonel Matheu's exhibit examines Cuba's dystopian state

A state of dystopia, in the spirit of George Orwell's "1984," is exactly how Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu describes his homeland.

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Babalu Blog

Family of murdered opposition leader Oswaldo Paya launches new plebiscite effort in Cuba

On the second anniversary of the death of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Paya, his daughter, Rosa Maria Paya, announced Tuesday that the Christian Liberation Movement he founded is preparing a campaign to demand a plebiscite on the island's future.

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Courthouse News Service

Ex-Gitmo Detainee Can't Get His Money Back

The Pentagon does not have to return the money that it seized from a Guantanamo detainee that it released to Algeria, a federal judge ruled.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, US Military, US Navy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Times

Cuba on July 26 : July 23, 2014,

Very soon, on July 26, we will be commemorating another anniversary of the assault on the "Moncada" and "Carlos Manuel de Cspedes" garrisons when so much time has passed since those events took place.

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St. Petersburg Times

Nuance Galleries opens show of 15 Cuban artists

In 2013, Robert Rowen of Nuance Galleries, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, purchased a collection of several hundred works by 20th century Cuban artists.

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Nuvo.net

The Best Damn Sandwich in Town: Havana Cafe's Cuban

I have been avoiding writing this sandwich battle review for a while, because I just didn't want the honeymoon phase to be over with my public celebration of Goose the Market's Batali sandwich.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Tampa, FL

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